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[texts]Visual education and the school journey. [microform] - Pennsylvania. Dept. of Public Instruction
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Keywords: Visual education; School field trips
Downloads: 369
[texts]Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, Cesa News Nr. 6 - Muhabbet Kemal,Ahmet Omer Kocak
Cesa, a scientific consortium, independent research Centre, Museum, Library, as well as Biological Station and Research Laboratory (BSRL). Cesa News presents information about the scientific activities of the Cesa, including announcements, general news, expeditions, publications, visitors, seminars, workshops etc. at irregular intervals.
Keywords: Lepidoptera; South Africa; Transvaal; Louis Trichardt; Medike; Lajuma; interview; field trips; biodiversity; Cesa; publication; Africa
Downloads: 185
[texts]ERIC ED341257: A Primer for Accompanying Secondary Student Groups to France. [Revised]. - ERIC
Many of the factors that can help ensure a successful and positive learning experience for teachers, leaders, chaperons, and students who travel and/or study in France are addressed in this publication. Although it is geared toward France, many of the ideas, especially the section on pre-departure orientation, can be applied to any travel group. The primary objectives of the booklet are to help teachers develop confidence in taking students abroad, to promote the "know before you go" mentality, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Check Lists; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Guidelines; Leaders Guides; Orientation Materials; Study Abroad; Tourism; Travel
[texts]ERIC ED359848: Volunteer Voice. Volume IX. - ERIC
This document consists of the three volume IX issues of "Volunteer Voice," a newsletter of the Tacoma Community House Training Project. The first issue consists of one teacher's personal account of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teaching and includes the following: an annotated list of ESL text books, a list of activities resources, publications consisting of pictures and visuals, pronunciation guides, literacy books, vocational ESL resources, storytelling and culture books, resources on lan...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Centers; Field Trips; Games; Holidays; Literacy Education; Records (Forms); Teacher Evaluation; Teaching Methods; Volunteers
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED352309: Curriculum Package: High School Social Studies Lessons. [A Visit to the Louisville, Kentucky Airports: Standiford and Bowman Fields.] - ERIC
These lesson plans are designed for use by high school social studies teachers who take their students on a field trip to the regional airports of Louisville, Kentucky. Twelve lesson plans are included: "It's the Computer's Fault"; "The Play's the Thing"; "A Hub! Yes, There's the Rub!"; "People and Inventions"; "If You Deregulate, Does That Mean It Isn't Regular?"; "Landmark Events"; "Future Studies"; "Getting from Here to There"; "Time Zones"; "It's a Job"; "Future Flyers"; and "Tracing Change....
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Airports; Aviation Education; Class Activities; Field Trips; High School Students; High Schools; Instructional Materials; Social Studies
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED353120: Canada Experientially: Every Trail Has a Story. - ERIC
The discovery of Canada means rolling out a new map, giving meaning to the land and its heritage. Experientially discovering Canada is at the heart of teaching and learning. It is necessary to balance experiential exploration with classroom and library exploration. In order to achieve this, the student must be a traveler. Programs that attempt to offer this balance are grounded in the notion that the student will never understand the writings of Canada's discoverers, explorers, and settlers with...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Experiential Learning; Field Instruction; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Maps; Outdoor Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Trails; Travel
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED360126: SKOLE: The Journal of the National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools, 1988-1992. - ERIC
This document consists of all eight issues of the journal SKOLE published between 1988 and 1992. This journal contains original articles and reprints related to alternatives or innovations in education; critiques of other forms of education; theories of schooling, learning, and teaching; accounts of individual schools; and "how-to" articles. Major articles in these eight issues include: (1) "Traveling with Students" (Sandy Hurst); (2) "Children's Theater as Education" (Chris Mercogliano); (3) "T...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Drama; Elementary Secondary Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Home Schooling; Learning Processes; Movement Education; Nontraditional Education; Theater Arts
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED352307: Curriculum Package: Elementary [School] Social Studies Lessons. [A Visit to the Louisville, Kentucky Airports: Standiford and Bowman Fields.] - ERIC
These lesson plans are designed for use by elementary school social studies teachers who take their classes to tour the regional airports of Louisville, Kentucky. Fifteen lesson plans are included: "That's My Team"; "Who Said That?""Me? Fly?"; "I Know It's Around Here Someplace!"; "How Far Did You Say?"; "Weather or Not"; "I Read About It!"; "Where Did We Go?"; "It's Time!"; "Which Way Did They Go?""By the Numbers Now!"; "Parts Are Parts"; "Introducing the Regional Airport Authority"; "Where in ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Airports; Aviation Education; Class Activities; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Elementary Schools; Field Trips; Instructional Materials; Social Studies
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED312207: Architivity: Liberty Memorial. - ERIC
Prepared, tested, and improved by teachers--in partnership with architects, historians, city planners, and artists--this guide identifies the ways that built environment education can be introduced into every area of the curriculum. A field trip planning sheet is included to ensure proper planning. Several activities relating to the Liberty Memorial (Kansas City, Missouri) are also provided. These activities include cut and paste projects, visual discrimination exercises of architectural element...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Architectural Character; Architectural Education; Architecture; Class Activities; Curriculum Enrichment; Elementary Education; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Preservation
[texts]ERIC ED381364: Aquatic Critters. Lake James State Park, An Environmental Education Learning Experience, Designed for Grades 2-4. - ERIC
This activity packet, designed for elementary grades 2-4, provides educators with a series on hands-on interdisciplinary classroom and outdoor education activities that focus on aquatic life at Lake James State Park, North Carolina. The packet was designed to meet established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Three types of activities are included: (1) pre-visit classroom activities provide background and vocabulary developme...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biodiversity; Elementary Education; Environment; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED376029: Tracks the Sand. Jockey's Ridge State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Jockey's Ridge State Park in North Carolina for Grades 4-6 to learn about animal adaptation and behavior in the dune environment. Loose-leaf pages are presented in 10 sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Jockey Ridge State Park, the park's activity packet, and the taxonomy of living organisms; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animal Behavior; Classification; Conservation (Environment); Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Intermediate Grades; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Zoology
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED376023: Leave It to Beaver. Merchants Millpond State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Merchants Millpond State Park in North Carolina to teach students in grades 4-6 about the habitat and lifestyle of the beaver. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Parks System, the Merchants Millpond State Park, the park's activity packet, and to the beaver; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit ac...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animal Behavior; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Observation; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Rodents; Zoology
Downloads: 10
[texts]ERIC ED373944: Our Changing Land: Stone Mountain State Park. An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
Stone Mountain State Park's environmental education learning experience, Our Changing Land, introduces the student to the geology of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with emphasis on Stone Mountain, through a series of hands-on activities. The learning experience is designed for grades 4-6 and meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conservation (Environment); Environmental Education; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Learning Activities; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Vocabulary Development
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED341547: Experiential Training in Florida and the Florida Keys. A Pretrip Training Manual. - ERIC
This document is a pretrip instruction manual that can be used by secondary school and college teachers who are planning trips to visit the tropical habitats in South Florida. The material is divided into two parts: (1) several fact sheets on the various habitats in South Florida; and (2) a number of species lists for various areas. Factsheets on the classification of marine environments, the zones of the seashore, estuaries, mangroves, seagrass meadows, salt marshes, and coral reefs are include...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animals; Classification; Ecology; Environmental Education; Estuaries; Field Trips; Higher Education; Ichthyology; Marine Biology; Plant Identification; Plants (Botany); Resource Materials; Science Activities; Science Education; Secondary Education
[texts]ERIC ED344787: Lawyers in the Classroom. Bar/School Partnership Programs Series. - ERIC
Most lawyers have never been teachers and may be intimidated by the thought of talking to a class of students in a law-related education program. This handbook provides suggestions on how to set up orientation sessions for lawyers and other law-related resource people as well as tips for presenters, including how to get and keep the students' interest and how to establish and maintain credibility. Suggestions are given for planning and conducting field trips to courtrooms and for other learning ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship Education; Class Activities; Classroom Communication; Curriculum Enrichment; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; Human Resources; Law Related Education; Lawyers; School Community Programs; Social Studies
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[texts]ERIC ED364453: The U.S. Moves West. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Social Studies; United States History
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[texts]ERIC ED352500: "Eurotrain for Training." Proceedings of a European Congress on Continuing Education and Training (4th, Berlin, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; Prague, Czechoslovakia; Budapest, Hungary; Vienna, Austria, October 5-9, 1992). - ERIC
A "travelling" congress was conducted in five European cities (Berlin, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, and Vienna) to promote a mutual exchange of views between east and west. The participants stressed the growing European Community interest in current examples of cooperation with neighbors in central and eastern Europe. In addition to promoting dialogue and the exchange of views and ideas, the "Eurotrain" was developed as a venue to promote western endeavors to support eastern Europe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Continuing Education; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; International Educational Exchange; Job Training; Postsecondary Education; Program Development; Secondary Education; Technical Assistance; Vocational Education
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED364447: "The Glory and Romance of Our History Are Here Preserved." An Introduction to the Records of the National Archives. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED362467: Learning To Live in the Global Community: A Case Study. - ERIC
This document presents a curriculum plan for social studies for each grade from kindergarten through high school. Each unit is designed to utilize community resources in teaching students a global approach. Three possible approaches to using resources are suggested: (1) to introduce a unit of study, to focus students' attention on planned activities and related experiences; (2) to develop the concepts, knowledge, and skills related to the unit theme or topic during the formative stage; or (3) as...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship Education; Curriculum Development; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; Geography Instruction; Global Approach; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Social Studies; United States History; World History
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[texts]ERIC ED377790: Reducing Risks and Liability in Study Abroad: Study Abroad Director's Manual, University of Utah. Study Abroad Director Training: Director Responsibilities, Institutional Responsibilities, Participant Responsibilities. - ERIC
This paper presents the University of Utah's policy on study abroad programs, covering program fees, course registration, compensation for program directors, and other areas. Responsibilities of the program director are reviewed, including academic counseling, personal assistance, activities, institutional liaison, budget/finances, liability and indemnification, and crisis management/emergency response...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Responsibility; Budgets; Field Trips; Health; Higher Education; Legal Responsibility; Risk; Safety; School Policy; State Universities; Study Abroad; Travel
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[texts]ERIC ED352308: Curriculum Package: Middle School Social Studies Lessons. [A Visit to the Louisville, Kentucky Airports: Standiford and Bowman Fields.] - ERIC
These lesson plans are designed for use by middle school social studies teachers who take their students on a tour of the regional airports of Louisville, Kentucky. Twelve lesson plans are included: "Let's Go There Next, Mom"; "Who Wrote That?"; "The Games They Play!"; "You Flew on What?"; "I Wonder Where"; "Look! Up in the Sky! It's a..."; "It's Around Here Someplace!"; "Way Back Then!"; "Whose Job Is It Anyhow?"; "Mom, Are We There Yet?"; "How's the Weather Up There?"; and "Which Way Is Up?" E...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Airports; Aviation Education; Class Activities; Field Trips; Grade 6; Instructional Materials; Intermediate Grades; Middle School Students; Middle Schools; Social Studies
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED364449: Brother Against Brother: The Civil War. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civil War (United States); Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED364451: "The Blueprint of Democracy": The United States Constitution. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Constitutional History; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Law Related Education; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED388945: Middle School Summer Program. Title 1 Final Evaluation Report. - ERIC
A study examined the effectiveness of the Title 1 Middle School Summer program that provided students at two middle schools in the Columbus, Ohio public school district with background experiences to help them connect learning to living. Mathematics and literacy lessons were developed around travel experiences to museums, zoos, baseball games, Sea World, and German Village. The program also featured a parent component...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Field Trips; Instructional Effectiveness; Intermediate Grades; Mathematics Instruction; Middle School Students; Middle Schools; Parent Participation; Reading Instruction; Summer Programs
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED370811: Secondary-Level Physical Science Teachers and Teaching in Kansas: Survey Results from the Early 1990s. - ERIC
A survey of all Kansas physical sciences (chemistry, general science, physical science, and physics) teachers (36 percent return rate) in the Spring of 1991 provided elements of a profile of physical sciences teachers and teaching. Findings are presented concerning teaching assignments, course enrollments, school demographics, teacher background and preparation, computers and their role in the science classroom, textbook adoptions, inclusion of field trips, laboratory safety, the "approach" to s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Uses in Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Laboratory Safety; Mathematics Instruction; Physical Sciences; Profiles; Science Curriculum; Science Instruction; Science Teachers; Secondary Education; Teacher Education; Textbooks
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED383541: The Cliffs of Time. Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. An Environmental Education Learning Experience, Designed for Grades 6-8. - ERIC
This activity packet provides educators with a series of hands-on interdisciplinary classroom and outdoor education activities for grades 6-8 that focus on geology and prehistoric life at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, North Carolina. The packet was designed to meet established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Three types of activities are included: (1) pre-visit classroom activities provide background and vocabulary develo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Hands on Science; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED373943: Predators and Prey: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades K-3. - ERIC
This document provides hands-on environmental education activities for the classroom and the outdoor setting of Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. The activity packet, designed for grades K-3, meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. It includes on-site activities conducted at the park and previsit and postvisit activities designed for the classroom...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conservation (Environment); Ecology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Learning Activities; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Primary Education; Vocabulary Development; Wildlife
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED389034: Critical Thinking Strategies for Nontraditional Students. - ERIC
More than 800 students at geographically isolated Southern Arkansas University, many of whom are commuters, would be considered nontraditional students. For the most part, these individuals study harder and produce work of higher quality than many students entering college directly from high school. Critical thinking skills are especially necessary for such students, and one useful assignment is the research paper in diverse mass media courses where analysis forces students to take real world me...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Critical Thinking; Field Trips; Higher Education; Instructional Effectiveness; Mass Media; Nontraditional Students; Public Speaking; Research Papers (Students); Thinking Skills; Undergraduate Students
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED373550: An Affordable, Off-Campus International/Intercultural Class for Undergraduate Business Majors...One School's Model. - ERIC
A Missouri Western State College program in which undergraduate business students make study trips to New York (New York) and London (England) is described. The courses, serving nontraditional students of business administration, consist of seminars arranged with and led by a company or organization in the study locale. Topics are generally related to an area of expertise of the company or organization, and the seminars are 2-6 hours long...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Administration Education; Cross Cultural Training; Field Trips; Higher Education; International Trade; Nontraditional Students; Program Descriptions; School Business Relationship; Study Abroad; Undergraduate Study
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED327394: Guidelines for Setting Up an Extended Field Trip to Florida and the Florida Keys: An Interactive Experiential Training Field Biology Program Consisting of Pretrip Instruction, Search Image Training, Field Exercises, and Observations of Tropical Habitats and Coral Reefs. - ERIC
The importance of experiential aspects of biological study is addressed using multi-dimensional classroom and field classroom approaches to student learning. This document includes a guide to setting up this style of field experience. Several teaching innovations are employed to introduce undergraduate students to the literature, techniques, and concepts of biology. These include: a primary emphasis on experiential learning, modifications in traditional course sequence, development of new instru...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biology; College Science; Computer Assisted Instruction; Course Descriptions; Databases; Ecology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Higher Education; Science Education; Teaching Guides; Teaching Methods; Undergraduate Study
[texts]ERIC ED325719: Direct Field Trips. Module C-1 of Category C--Instructional Execution. Second Edition. Professional Teacher Education Module Series. - ERIC
This module is one of a series of 127 performance-based teacher education learning packages focusing upon specific professional competencies of vocational teachers. This module is designed to help the teacher plan and direct individual and group field trips that will enrich students' classroom learning experiences, spark their interest in the world of work, and provide concrete, real-world applications of their learning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavioral Objectives; Competency Based Teacher Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Independent Study; Individualized Instruction; Learning Activities; Learning Modules; Pacing; Secondary Education; Vocational Education Teachers
[texts]ERIC ED376060: Tropical Animal Tour Packet. Metro. - ERIC
This packet is designed to assist teachers in creating a tropical animals lesson plan that centers around a visit to the zoo. A teacher packet is divided into eight parts: (1) goals and objectives; (2) what to expect at the zoo; (3) student activities (preparatory activities, on-site activities, and follow-up activities); (4) background information on the tropics; (5) a 43-word glossary; (6) a list of 16 Metro Washington Park Zoo county support services; (7) a list of 15 references; and (8) a te...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animals; Botany; Conservation (Environment); Elementary Secondary Education; Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Geography; Habitats; Interdisciplinary Approach; Resource Units; Zoology; Zoos
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED375926: Cognitive Development through the Study of the Environment: From Sheep to Jumper, from Popular Tradition to Modern Ways of Production. - ERIC
The paper describes how preschool children's cognitive development is affected by the study of their surroundings and environment. A group of preschool children from the Child's Center of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, were provided with opportunities to examine the transformation of wool into cloth and clothing. These included: (1) a puppet show to expose the children to the composition of jumpers and other clothing; (2) a discussion of the qualities of home-made and purchased ju...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Clothing; Cognitive Development; Cultural Background; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Music Activities; Preschool Children; Preschool Education
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED378084: Central Park: A Humanities Curriculum for Children with Learning Disabilities. - ERIC
This manual reflects the highlights of an urban park study developed and tested over a 6-year period at the Churchill School, an elementary school for children with learning disabilities. This book makes possible an integrated study that develops understandings in natural science and the social studies along with reading, writing, and language skills. It can be used as a core curriculum for a time, or for supplemental activities throughout a school year...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Field Trips; Humanities Instruction; Learning Activities; Learning Disabilities; Maps; Park Design; Parks
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED376061: K-2 at the Zoo. - ERIC
This packet is designed to help teachers maximize a zoo visit for children ages 5 to 7. The packet provides activities for use before, during, and after the zoo visit. Activities are provided to enhance student skills in language arts, reading, art, science, and math, and are correlated to the Oregon Essentials Learning Skills Common Curriculum Goals which can be found in an appendix to the guide. The packet is divided into seven units, each corresponding to a different exhibit area in the zoo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Activity Units; Animal Behavior; Animals; Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Primary Education; Teaching Guides; Zoology; Zoos
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED364454: "E Pluribus Unum": America as a Nation of Immigrants. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Immigrants; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 6
[texts]Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, Cesa News Nr. 1 - Muhabbet Kemal
Cesa, a scientific consortium, independent research Centre, Museum, Library, as well as Biological Station and Research Laboratory (BSRL). Cesa News presents information about the scientific activities of the Cesa, including announcements, general news, expeditions, publications, visitors, seminars, workshops etc. at irregular intervals.
Keywords: Welcome; Cesa; Projects; Diversity; Lepidoptera; World; DLW; field trips; laboratories; Turkey; Van; Bingol; Hatay; Habitat; Pollutions; Thailand; Chiang Mai; South Africa; Transvaal; Soutpansberg; Medike; Uighur Ili; Celestial Mountains
Downloads: 154
[texts]ERIC ED376028: Testing the Waters. Duke Power State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Duke Power State Park in North Carolina for Grades 4-6 to learn to identify macroinvertebrates found in Lake Norman. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Duke Power State Park, the park's activity packet, and Lake Norman; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) a pre-visit activity to demonstra...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Conservation (Environment); Ecology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Identification; Intermediate Grades; Invertebrates; Marine Biology; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Water Resources
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED376025: Old as the Hills. Morrow Mountain State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 5-7. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Morrow Mountain State Park in North Carolina for Grades 5-7 to teach about the identification and formation of rocks. Loose-leaf pages are presented in 10 sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Morrow Mountain State Park, and to the park's activity packet; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit activities on sedimentary, me...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology; Teaching Guides
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[texts]ERIC ED380359: Learning by Doing in Real Life and Real-to-Life Situations. The Social Studies Curriculum. - ERIC
This paper is a collection of learning activities that can be used by social studies teachers from K-12 to enrich the social studies curriculum. Field trips and excursions are discussed as ways to utilize community resources and resource persons. Community service by various groups is suggested as a way of focusing on participatory citizenship. Focusing on field based studies introduces students to aspects of the total lifespace environment, so that they begin to understand better the compositio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship Education; Community Resources; Curriculum Enrichment; Ecology; Elementary Secondary Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Learning Activities; Learning Strategies; Social Studies; Student Participation; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED376030: Twin Peaks Monadnocks. Crowders Mountain State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 5-7. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Crowders Mountain State Park in North Carolina for Grades 5-7 to introduce students to the geology of the Kings Mountain range in the park. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Crowders Mountain State Park, the park's activity packet, and the geological history of Crowders Mountain; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Mineralogy; Minerals; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED374640: Life Skills across the Curriculum: Program Description. - ERIC
The program of instruction described in this monograph is intended to help prepare high school students with educable mental retardation or perceptual/neurological impairments with basic skills necessary for employment success. The focus of instruction is on practical living skills, with group and individual instruction in such areas as taxes, banking, applications and forms, computer data entry, driver's education, want ads, job interviews, work attitudes and habits, use of tools, time clocks, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum; Daily Living Skills; Field Trips; High School Students; High Schools; Mild Disabilities; Mild Mental Retardation; Multisensory Learning; Neurological Impairments; Perceptual Impairments; Prevocational Education; Vocational Evaluation
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[texts]ERIC ED384522: Healthy Water, Wealthy World. Conservation Camp 1995 Workbook. A Companion Workbook to a Day in Nature's Classroom for Sixth Grade Students and Teachers in Claiborne, Grainger, Hancock, Hawkins and Union Counties. - ERIC
This student workbook is designed as a companion to a day of field studies investigating water quality and stream health for sixth grade students in several northeastern Tennessee counties. Nineteen environmental education activities cover topics including wildlife species, wildlife habitats (instream and riparian), connections between water quality and wildlife, water pollution, hydrology, land use, soil and water, wild plants and flowers, farming techniques, erosion prevention, forest ecology,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Environmental Education; Field Studies; Field Trips; Grade 6; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Land Use; Rivers; Waste Disposal; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Wildlife; Workbooks
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED376027: Rock Around the Clock. Hanging Rock State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grade 5. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a series of eight, was developed by the Hanging Roek State Park in North Carolina for grade 5 to teach about the geology of the park. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Hanging Rock State Park, the park's activity packet, and to the geology of the park; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit activities to provide studen...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology
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[texts]ERIC ED312206: Architivity: Union Station. An Interdisciplinary Guide to Kansas City's Most Monumental Landmark. - ERIC
The American Institute of Architects, locally and nationally, is active in supporting environmental education efforts in the schools. Because of its "endangered" status, Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, was chosen by the Kansas City chapter as the second focus landmark in the their series. This interdisciplinary field guide serves as a prototype for guides on other landmarks as well. The specific activities in the book include: (1) a field trip guide with a variety of activities; (2) a Un...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Architectural Character; Architectural Education; Architecture; Class Activities; Curriculum Enrichment; Elementary Education; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Preservation; Rail Transportation
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[texts]ERIC ED376014: Maine Agricultural Foods. Project SEED. - ERIC
This paper describes an activity-based program that teaches students in grades 4-12 about the importance of Maine agriculture in their lives. Specifically, the goal is to increase student awareness of how the foods they eat are planted, harvested, and processed. The emphasis is on crops grown in Maine such as potatoes, broccoli, peas, blueberries, honey, apples, and pumpkins. Learning activities across the curriculum include developing map skills, studying the history of agriculture in Maine's e...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agricultural Production; Agriculture; Computer Uses in Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foods Instruction; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Learning Activities; Nutrition; Rural Education; Secondary Education
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[movies]Home Movies: Can 11274: Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, ca. 1947
Home movies shot at Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, approximately 1947. Sequences include scenes in and around the school and parking lot, art classes, students (including several pairs of twins) in class, teachers in parking lot, teacher slipping as he descends steps and retracing his movements a second time for the camera, and a field trip via bus to the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum.
Keywords: home movies; Detroit; children; schools; teachers; field trips; Diego Rivera; Detroit Institute of Arts; art; twins; art classes; students; buses; Monnier School; 1940s
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[texts]ERIC ED354157: Forest, Land, and Water: Understanding Our Natural Resources. Natural Resources Education Series. - ERIC
This curriculum consists of a Teacher's Guide and a series of 12 instructional modules, that are centered around concepts important in the study of national resource science. The modules are designed to supplement textbooks with activities for students in primary and middle grades (K-8). The titles of the modules are: (1) Natural History of a Tree; (2) Soils and Plant Growth; (3) The Water Cycle; (4) Recipe for Tree Growth; (5) Tree Growth and the Environment; (6) Appreciation of Natural Beauty;...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Activities; Curriculum Guides; Elementary Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Learning Modules; Lesson Plans; Natural Resources; Outdoor Activities; Science Activities; Teaching Guides; Thinking Skills; Water Resources
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[texts]ERIC ED315333: Heritage Education in the School Curriculum. - ERIC
There is no need to create a new curriculum in heritage education. Rather, there is an imperative to use the existing curriculum more effectively, to infuse it with the best content on U.S. history and culture, including models of the built environment that embody and reflect the values, aspirations, and achievements of preceding generations. There are at least five pitfalls that heritage educators must avoid, however: (1) Elitism is an overemphasis on the dominant political and social figures i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Anti Intellectualism; Cultural Education; Cultural Pluralism; Elitism; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Heritage Education; Historic Sites; History Instruction; Local History; Preservation; Romanticism; Social Studies
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[texts]ERIC ED364448: "Simon Fobes Goes to War." The Life of a Revolutionary War Soldier. - ERIC
This publication is intended for teachers bringing a class to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a workshop on primary documents. The National Archives serves as the repository for all federal records of enduring value. Primary sources are vital teaching tools because they actively engage the student's imagination so that he or she may visualize past events and make sense of their reality and meaning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Primary Sources; Public Agencies; Resource Materials; Revolutionary War (United States); Social Studies; United States History
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